Tales of the Cocktail | The Underdog Story of Paris' Best Cocktail Bar

What do you do when you’re a Colombian native living in Paris and you miss the traditional taquerias of home?

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If you’re Carina Soto Velasquez, you simply open your own.

“I’m from Colombia, and my two business partners [Adam Tsou and Josh Fontaine] are American, and when we met here in Paris, we were surprised that there was nothing like the taquerias back home where you could get traditional Mexican food,” Velasquez says of Candelaria’s genesis.